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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS090-752-94 Date: May 1998
Geographic Region: USA-UTAH

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  STS090-752-094 Wasatch Mountains and Uinta Mountains, Utah April 1998
A northwest-looking image shows the rugged terrain of northern Utah extending westward and northward into the Basin and Range Province of northern Nevada and southern Oregon. The Great Salt Lake is visible just slightly above the center of the image. To the lake's west is the Great Salt Lake Desert, the floor of former Lake Bonneville. Just south of the Great Salt Lake and at the center of the image is Utah Lake. East of Utah Lake and extending north-south are the snow-covered peaks of the Wasatch Range, considered part of the Rocky Mountains. Extending in an east-west line are the faulted, snow-covered Uinta Mountains, which are also part of the Rocky Mountains. North of the Uinta Mountains near the right center of the image are the Great Divide Basin and the Flaming Gorge Reservoir of southwestern Wyoming. To the south of the Uinta Mountains and north of the Book Cliffs is the Uinta Basin, a major oil and natural gas region. Toward the bottom left of the image is the San Rafael Desert.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 302k
Mission: STS090  
Roll - Frame: 752 - 94
Geographical Name: USA-UTAH  
Features: PAN-GREAT SALT L. & DES.  
Center Lat x Lon: 41.0N x 112W
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
Camera: HB
Camera Tilt: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 40  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 240  
Date: 19980502   YYYYMMDD
Time: 155514   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 108.5W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 105   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 132   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE  
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